The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 10.43% 5.56% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
30 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 26.09% 7.41% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +64.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) .NET
4 16 (55.17%) Selenium
5 14 (48.28%) C#
5 14 (48.28%) Automation Testing
6 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
6 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
7 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
8 11 (37.93%) System Testing
8 11 (37.93%) Web Testing
8 11 (37.93%) Selenium IDE
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (37.93%) HTML
8 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
8 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
9 9 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
12 5 (17.24%) Product Management
12 5 (17.24%) Scrum
13 3 (10.34%) RoboHelp
13 3 (10.34%) ERP
13 3 (10.34%) BDD
13 3 (10.34%) SaaS
13 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
13 3 (10.34%) JIRA
14 2 (6.90%) Kanban

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) Selenium IDE
3 9 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Tester
1 15 (51.72%) Software Tester
2 12 (41.38%) Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Automation Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
4 11 (37.93%) System Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Web Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) Product Management
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
9 2 (6.90%) RUP
9 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.90%) Kanban
10 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft